Finding Justice in Cartel Crew

Recently, I had cause to revisit Roland Barthes’ book of essays, Mythologies. Barthes examines how seemingly simple thing – a Roman hairdo, for instance, in Julius Caesar – can refer to a bigger idea – that is Roman-ness. Despite the passage of sixty years, Barthes’ approach can be utilized to examine popular cultural products that he would […]

Abby Lee Miller and the Schadenfreud

I’ve yet to meet a Post Producer who would go on a Reality show themself. We assure ourselves that we are better than our casts. We may be locked in dark and sometimes mice-infested offices, working 10 hour shifts, and as freelancers, we are doing it without healthcare, vacation pay, statutory holiday pay, or even the assurance of continued employment, but at least we have our pride!